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1st Shift (Days)
As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, and natural beauty.
HMC Maintenance has an outstanding opportunity for a full time day shift MAINTENTANCE MECHANIC 2 . The person in this role is responsible for implementation and performance of preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance and testing on all building equipment.
Job duties include:
Operate machine shop equipment, including lathe, drill press, grinder milling machine, band saw, fans, air and vacuum compressors and motors. Use equipment to fabricate parts.
Preventative maintenance includes, but is not limited to; door hardware, plumbing fixtures and valves, air diffusers, shelving, taking pressure readings, replacing lamp and ballasts.
Light troubleshooting and repair on carpentry, paint, plaster, electrical, door hardware, plumbing and HVAC as required.
General cleaning of materials and equipment as needed.
Inspect and test electrical equipment, paint finishes, floor finishes, door hardware, cabinetry, nurse call equipment and light fixtures.
Possess and have the ability to understand hospital codes and replace as needed.
Identify issues proactively and troubleshoot problems on machinery and equipment in hospital.
Assist multiple shops with equipment and infrastructure test procedures including but not limited to infrared testing of HVAC, Machine, refrigeration and electrical equipment.
Assist with tracing of duct work, drain lines, gas piping, water piping and electrical circuits.
Report to lead to maintain efficiency of maintenance procedures.
Drive service truck.
Other duties as assigned, may perform work in other trade skills.
For detailed information on Benefits for this position click here.
Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a journey worker, OR full-journey status in a union; OR four years' applicable work experience. Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required.
Knowledge and experience in a hospital setting Efficient and effective multitasking skills Ability to understand and produce written and verbal instructions in English Excellent communication skills Capable of lifting +/- 50 lbs. Team building skills Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment. Strong interpersonal skills.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.